Top 10 Tips for Investigating Health Care, from the Experts

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a public health crisis without precedent in living memory, and journalists have been racing to keep audiences informed. For those new to the health beat, GIJN is here to help with a comprehensive new guide into investigating health care and top tips from experts on what to watch out for, how to check results, and who to talk to about medical innovations.

How a Comic Series Reveals Heavy Metal Poisoning in Peru

The Peruvian investigative journalism outlet Convoca has been exploring what happens to people exposed to lead and other heavy metals. In its latest installment in the series — which is told in comics — the team used interactive images to tell the stories of some of the children and adults affected by high levels of lead in their blood and what has been happening to them during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

UNESCO: Still Widespread Impunity for Killing Journalists

In this edition of Document of the Day, we feature a new report out from UNESCO detailing that over the past decade, a journalist has been killed on average every four days. In 2018-2019, UNESCO recorded a total of 156 killings of journalists worldwide. See our roundup with links to the full report in English and links to resources in other languages.